In 1960, Peggy Lee released the song on the album Pretty Eyes, then made it more popular when she performed it in front of a large television audience on The Ed Sullivan Show. As the song's popularity increased, it became better known as Fly Me to the Moon, and in 1963 Peggy Lee convinced Bart Howard to make the. name change official Fly Me to the Moon Bossa Nova 1963 album by Joe Harnell .
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We'll have things fixed soon. Frank Sinatra recorded the best known version on the album It Might as Well Be Swing (1964), accompanied by Count Basie. This version was arranged by Quincy Jones who changed the time signature from ¾ waltz-time to 4/4 and gave it a looser, swing feel. Sinatra also performed the song with Basie on Sinatra at the Sands (1966), and with bossa nova great Antonio Carlos Jobim on Duets II (1994). Fly Me To The Moon" Track Info. Written By Bart Howard. Instrumentation Count Basie Orchestra.
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Though it was never a hit, his is considered the definitive version. Other notable versions of this much-recorded standard include ones by Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Connie Francis and Westlife. Connie Francis' Italian version recorded in 1962 under the title "Portami con te" was an international best-seller. In 1998, Bennett performed a parody on Sesame Street called "Slimey To The Moon" about the character Slimey the Worm's trip to space. More songs from Frank Sinatra. More songs with celestial titles. More songs used on Sesame Street. More songs from 1964 It reached on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart.
Quincy Jones arranged the music for Frank Sinatra's album this track is included on. Jones had worked with Count Basie a year earlier on the album "This Time by Basie" (1963), which also included a version of "Fly Me to the Moon". F. Frank Sinatra Lyrics. compilation: "The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings - Disc 08" (1995). I Can't Believe I'm Losing You My Kind Of Town I Like To Lead When I Dance Style Mister Booze Don't Be A Do-Badder (Finale) The Best Is Yet To Come I Wanna Be Around I Believe In You Fly Me To The Moon (In Other.